Oxytropis campestris — Facts & Information

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Data about <i>Oxytropis campestris</i>


Data about <i>Oxytropis campestris</i>
native range includes
Additional detail Alaska, USA USDA NRCS PLANTS Database  
Additional detail Canada USDA NRCS PLANTS Database  
Additional detail Lower 48 United States of America USDA NRCS PLANTS Database  

Physical Description

Data about <i>Oxytropis campestris</i>
  • plant growth habit
    The general growth form of a plant - its size and branching - also its woodiness. Some plants have different growth habits depending on environment or location, so a plant can have more than one value.
plant growth habit
Additional detail forb/herb
  • forb/herb
    Vascular plant without significant woody tissue above or at the ground. Forbs and herbs may be annual, biennial, or perennial but always lack significant thickening by secondary woody growth and have perennating buds borne at or below the ground surface. In the PLANTS Database (http://plants.usda.gov/), graminoids are excluded but ferns, horsetails, lycopods, and whisk-ferns are included.


Data about <i>Oxytropis campestris</i>
Additional detail meadow
  • meadow
    A habitat of rolling or flat terrain where grasses predominate. Typically, what is called a meadow has more biodiversity than a grassland as the former contains not only grasses but a significant variety of annual, biennial and perennial plants.
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail prairie
  • prairie
    An area of land of low topographic relief that historically supported grasses and herbs, with few trees, and having generally a mesic (moderate or temperate) climate. Dominated by tall grasses (contrast steppe).
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail slope
  • slope
    The part of an elevation or depression between the relatively flat surrounding area and the peak of a mount or the bottom of a depression.
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail non-marine IRMNG - Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera.  
  • has predator
    is consumed for energetic or other nutritional needs (by another organism)
has predator
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elevation measurement
Additional detail 1,616 m Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History Department of Botany  
measurement Additional detail 2,690 m Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History Department of Botany  
measurement Additional detail 489.0 m Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF)  

Life History and Behavior

Data about <i>Oxytropis campestris</i>
life cycle habit
Additional detail perennial
  • perennial
    Of plant duration, a plant whose life span extends over more than two growing seasons, c.f. annual, biennial, ephemeral, of flowering with respect to architecture, hapaxanthic, monocarpic, pleonanthic


Data about <i>Oxytropis campestris</i>
extinction status
Additional detail extant IRMNG - Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera.  


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